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The Magic Of Glinda
By Scott Webb
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Wizard of Oz is our story and we deserve to know what it’s about. We deserve to see our own situations magically turn for the better when all seems lost, to get in touch with our intuition, to hear our calling, and to avoid stupidity while still loving those around us. The movie is about the underlying mechanics to all that. Transformation as "myth" is an ancient topic now worth revisiting.
Camminare
By Henry David Thoreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Più d’ogni altro libro di Thoreau, un'interrogazione sulle nostre abitudini di svago e di relax, e su qual è il rapporto che intraprendiamo con il paesaggio, il nostro corpo e il pianeta. Una critica alla società materialistica, un’anticipazione del moderno ambientalismo.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is one of a series that have been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy." It is intended to serve as a primer for students of political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
By Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
Chaos Theory
By Lenora Popa
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of articles on contriversial subjects. Inspired by the concept of the chaos theory, they are meant to invoke discussion and thought on the subjects to help people figure out what they believe when it comes to each subject.
Growing Up In America
By Stephan Painter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Growing up in America is a blended concept of issues from America's past. It is a philosophical interpretation of mistakes and successes that we have made throughout the years. Examples are life examples of people that we have given the lable hero. They represent situations in their lives that have molded the landscape of our society. In essence it is largely who we are today as a society.
My Philosophy In 100 Thoughts
By Timothy Conerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is an attempt to share the philosophical views of Timothy Conerson, co-founder of the Mighty Pen Center for Literacy & Research.
A Book of Business Philosophy
By Ken Lord
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
The Life of Allism
By Daniel June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
What if philosophy, religion, art, science, and history can merge in one collective system? Allism gives us the tools to live a creative life and achieve our divinity here on earth. "The Life of Allism," the first volume of the book, "The Perfect Idius," introduces a system that begins with the needs of Man, and ends with the universal All. Learn how to achieve your creative apotheosis.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Philosopher Bertrand Russel inquired about human follies and fallacies in his popular book 'Unpopular Essays'. One of the most interesting essay in that book was 'An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish' where he illustrated the thoughts of many great men that can be considered simply rubbish. This book is a translation of the essay in Bangla (Bengali).
Understanding Thomas Sowell
By Richard Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Hints, Tips, Comments, Questions, Suggestions, How to’s, and Downright Commonsense
By Gee Jay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is a collection of one liners, memory joggers, comments, How To's, Commonsense phrases and Suggestions that I've collected over the years. Hopefully, they will capture your interest and reading enjoyment.
Virtue
By Kato
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Who is the virtuous man, and how does his virtue affect himself and the world around him? Throughout history, men have believed themselves to be just, yet in actuality their virtues mask cruel depravity on a scale seen over and over across history through the form of despotic rules and indifferent populations. How has this come about? In "Virtue", Kato ponders these questions of virtue.
Our travels with it
By Mark Gross
Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Stream of consciousness description of road trips my wife and I have taken around the North American continent with focus on Outside-the-Box thinking.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Event Horizon
By Matthew Montague
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the limit of your perception in this moment. It is simultaneously vast and limited. Theoretically, this structure is your world as you absolutely know it at this moment. This is your event horizon – all events within this horizon are known and actionable; all event outside are unknown and unactionable.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
The New Ancien Régime
By Edward St Amant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
It started 2500 years ago and is about an idea, a dystopian one. It loves to talk about equality, humanism, language, mathematics and religion but its mantle is: 'Left to Our Own Devices We Will Fall Down!' It's anti-democratic and abhors openness, reason, atheism, and law and order. It detests middle class values and the work ethic. It yearns for the unearned . . . for the easy life . . .